When itâs cold outside, thereâs nothing quite as cozy as curling up on the sofa with a good book in front of a roaring fire. A fireplace evokes the idea of a warm and pleasant atmosphere.
“There’s always something to be thankful for. If you can’t pay your bills, you can be thankful you’re not one of your creditors” â Author Unknown
The National Association of REALTORS reported Monday that pending home sales dropped by -0.60 percent in October after falling at a revised rate of -4.60 percent in September.
Last weekâs scheduled economic news was varied, but mortgage rates fell and jobless claims were significantly lower than expected. The minutes for last monthâs FOMC meeting were released, and confirmed the Federal Reserveâs intention to leave its quantitative easing program unchanged at least for the near term.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if you’re opening your home for the family get together, that usually means you’ll be decorating. If you’ve racked your mind for ideas and none sound just right, here are a few decorating ideas that might help you along your way.
The weather is starting to become a little too crisp for outdoor barbecues and camping. When Mother Nature goes into hibernation, then it’s time to move the party indoors. Whether you’re looking to show off your new digs or have just listed your home on the market, winter is the perfect time to host an open house.
Buying real estate for the first time is a very exciting step in life. It is likely to be one of the biggest financial commitments that you make, so it’s very important to navigate the purchasing process wisely.
The National Association of Home Builders released its Housing Market Index for November on Monday. This month’s HMI reading was 54 against expectations of a reading of 55. Octoberâs reading was also 54 after being downwardly revised.
The Veterans Day holiday on Monday contributed to a quiet week for economic news. On Wednesday the reading for the federal budget deficit for October fell from Septemberâs reading of -$120 billion to -$92 billion.
An open house gives you a great opportunity to look more closely at real estate you might be interested in buying. It also affords you the chance to chat with the owner or real estate agent so you can bring up any issues or hesitations you have with the home.